Person:William Rankin (2)

William Joseph RANKIN
b.23 Mar 1861 South Carolina
m. Bet 1878 and 1879
  1. William Joseph RANKIN1879 - 1896
  2. Jeanette (Netty) RANKIN1882 - 1921
  3. Louis Franklin RANKIN1886 - 1968
  4. Edward Rankin1891 - 1983
Facts and Events
Name William Joseph RANKIN
Gender Male
Birth? 23 Mar 1861 South Carolina
Marriage Bet 1878 and 1879 to Nancy Emily NIX
Death? 2 Nov 1912 Oconee South Carolina (Poplar Springs Church)Age: 51y, 7m, 11d
Reference Number? Cousins of Dalton J. Nix Keyword
Reference Number? Descencants of Jennings NIX Keyword
Reference Number? Jennings NIX Descendants Keyword
Reference Number? JenningsNIX Descendants Keyword

Cited in file by Norma Miller <>. , and also in file by Elvus Barrett, < >. Elvus states that "burial is at Poplar Springs Baptist Church".

Norma has the following; "Notes for William Joseph Rankin: ...death of Joseph Rankin occuried at his home...Saturday, November 2d, after an illness of something over a year, of tuberculosis, which developed from a spell of typhoid fever, followed by grip. Member of Salem Baptist Church. When quite a young man he was happily married to Miss Nancy Nix of Salem. He leaves a wife, daughter and two sons. Four children precede him to the grave. Buried: Poplar Cemetery. (other details) Keowee Courier, Issue: 6 Nov, 1912, Page 3, column A."

Poplar Springs Church is in the Bounty Land Community on Rt #28 between Seneca and Walhalla, South Carolina. Nancy remaried after the death of her first Husband William Joseph Rankin.